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Mrs. Samantha Yurkewicz

Hello! Welcome to Mrs. Yurkewicz's website! I am super excited to be starting out my third year as a teacher in 3rd grade teacher at Cooper! I grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania called Johnsonburg. I attended Clarion University of Pennsylvania for my bachelors degree in both Early Childhood and Special Education. A few things about me are that I love animals, I love to read books, and I love art. This is my third year at Cooper and I am so excited! One thing I love about teaching is that I continually learn along with the students.  I look forward to working with you and your child during one of the most exciting and challenging elementary grade levels!

  • Third Grade Schedule
    8:30-9:30 Student Arrival / Health Screening / Check-in Procedures / Hand Cleaning
    9:00-9:15 Annoucements / Breakfast Served in Classrooms / Lunch Orders & Money Collected
    9:15-9:45 Morning Meeting / Second Step (SEL)
    9:45-11:25 Instructional Block (100 min) - Reading / Writing
    11:25-11:30 Restroom Break / Hand Cleaning
    11:30-12:00 Lunch
    12:00-12:05 Health Screening / Temperature Check / Hand Cleaning
    12:05-12:35 Recess
    12:35-12:45 Restroom Break / Hand Cleaning
    12:45-1:15 Enhancements (Virtual)
    1:20-2:40 Instructional Block (80 min) - Math
    2:40-3:15 Instructional Block (35 min) - Fundations
    3:15-3:45 School Wide Remediation / Acceleration (Lexia, Dreambox, Do the Math, Fundations)
    3:45-3:55 Pack-up / Dismissal / Health & Temperature Checks

JCPS Announcements

  • JCPS Outdoor Mask Mandate Lifted

    While face masks are still required in all of our indoor facilities, students, staff, and guests of our campuses are no longer required to wear a face covering when outdoors. Students and staff may continue to wear masks when participating in recess or outdoor activities if they choose to do so.

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  • 2021-2022 JCPS Preschool applications now open

    The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.

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  • JCPS releases updated graduation and prom details

    Johnston County Public Schools has updated its plan to mark senior milestones, including prom and graduation while adhering to guidance from the Johnston County Public Health Department and the CDC in regards to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Pre-K - 5th Grade to return to Plan A on March 1

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return Pre-K - 5th grade to Plan A, four days per week, beginning on Monday, March. 1.

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